Open Care-Peat meeting with workshops and site visits

Dublin, Ireland

26 September 2019 - 27 September 2019

On Thursday September 26th and Friday September 27th 2019, the partners of Interreg Care-Peat will meet in Ireland. We will further discuss our peatland restoration plans, different greenhouse gas measurements as well as a general measurement plan, and socio-economic strategies. We will have workshops and visit some interesting local sites. The good news is that you are most welcome to join us. Check the program and register below.


Thursday September 26th: Dublin

12.45 Lunch and welcome

13.30 Workshop about measurement method/program

by Sebastien Gogo, University of Orleans

14.30 Carbon and peatlands workshop with focus on Irish pilot site

by Terry Morley, University of Ireland Galway

15.45 Tea and coffee break

16.00 Peatlands policy workshop

by Niall Ó Brolcháin, Insight - University of Ireland Galway

17.30 End of first day

20.00 Dinner at The Washerwomen restaurant

Friday September 27th: Tyrrellspass Castle

08.30 Gathering in front of DCU Alpha with luggage for bus journey to sites

09.30 Arrival at Cloncrow Bog for first site visit

11.30 Arrival at Cavemount Bog for second site visit

13.00 Lunch at Tyrrellspass Castle

13.30 Workshop to discuss restoration plans of Natuurpunt, Natuurmonumenten, Lancashire Wildlife Trust and CNRS/University of Orleans

16.30 End of second day. The bus travels directly to Dublin airport and Dublin city.

18.00 Bus arrives at Dublin airport

18.30 Bus arrives at Dublin city

>> Register now (it’s free)

Practical information

When: Thursday September 26th (12.45 - 17.30 hrs) and Friday September 27th 2019 (8.30 - 16.30 hrs)

Where: September 26th: DCU Alpha Innovation Campus, Talent Garden Building, Claremont Avenue, Glasnevin, Co. Dublin, Ireland. September 27th: Tyrrellspass Castle.

How to get there: Alpha Innovation Campus is served by bus, coach companies and taxis. The new Journey Planner from Transport for Ireland lets you see all of the public transport options. The Planner covers bus, rail, tram, taxis, ferries and walking. If you travel by car: parking for visitors is located beside the Innovation House.

Suggestions for overnight stays: see map for overview

Local hotels

Dublin City Centre Hotels

Dublin Airport Hotels

Questions: Katrien Wijns, project coordinator Care-Peat,


See you there!


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